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SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
call the stem economic scientists and technology and engineering and math; right? and the country has really go forward for a long time the fact we've got a to start in our high schools having a fairly substantial number of kids on a track brown where ware doing computer science to get the skills to go into the firms and no non-manufacturing companies and get good jobs. we decided we, you know, would send a sister-in-law that somehow the united states would generate the idea and produce all in china. in response other parts of the midwest large managing or merchandising companies and northeast ohio you saw philosophical in business and other global dynamics they're seeking substantially job growth are to the benefit of not just the kids of ph.d. from stanford or mit but a whole bunch of folks coming out of high schools and colleges with technical prosecutors. >> tests map silicon valley it's great with ideas they didn't get made in china but it's great if you're an engineer or not so great if you're a generate but mayor lee how this model stacks up in terms of the collaboration. >> t
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
... people to innovate, create new technologies and jobs... and strengthen the economy. america is the world's leader in wireless. let's keep it that way. free up licensed spectrum today, so wireless... can do more for america tomorrow. >> and now the toyota sports desk brought to you by your local toyota dealers. the carolina hurricanes came to town and blue the capitals away tonight. they kept the pressure on for the entire game. they got 26 shots. he got things rolling. skinner shoots it through a keyhole. carolina. no chance. it was still going in the second half. lookout. here he comes again. not their best game. carolina if the capitals. syracuse blasted indiana. it was georgia tech over illinois. unbeaten buckeyes are favored. maryland is 5-2. they are coming up to the tournament. >> they're going to test this. we knew that. we are much more competitive today than we were a few months ago. we are going to see how well we can do against a big-time team. >> this week is all about this team. they scored with a career-high. he was the difference maker. 81-63. the pittsburgh steelers head
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
's technology troubleshooters say healthcare.gov can now handle 50,000 users at that time a time, or up to 800,000 each day. advisor jeffrey zion said the site now works most of the time for most users. >> we executed hundreds of software fixes, and hardware upgrades. and the site is now stable and operating at its intended capacity, with greatly improved performance. >> reporter: the department of health and human services said system failures have fallen from 6% in october to less than 1%. and responses have declined from 8 minutes to less than one. the obama administration had promised the fixes by this past weekend. congress is watching closely, because the success or failure of healthcare reform is expected to be a critical factor in next year's midterm elections. already the botched rollout has put enrollment rates far below white house targets. consumers now have just a few weeks to sign up for coverage to begin on january 1. to handle the surge, the technology team is scrambling to make more upgrades to the website and warns too much traffic could still overwhelm the system. tara merge
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
, it's often said if you want to understand the latest piece of technology you should ask a child. but a new survey suggests that there is a price to be paid. let's go back to lauren. >> that's right. children may be one step ahead of their parents when it comes to the latest gadgets but it comes at a cost of traditional skills such as handwriting or spelling. >> it's playtime at this nursery, and these toddlers are exercising their coloring and drawing skills. they're also learning to cut and paste. not just with paper and glue but on computers. with technology being a central part of every day life they need to figure out how to point and click. >> this daycare facility in west london has a special technology course for children once a week. they learn on computers like this. by the time they reach school age they know how to navigate a keyboard and a computer mouse. but there are concerns that the early use of tablets and computers is making it difficult for children to learn tasks like using a pen and pencil and the use of a computer makes it difficult for children to learn ne
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
you have another person there to remind you of the upcoming situation. >> what about the technology, which might take control of the train if it appears that the engineer isn't responding properly? >> well, positive train control is a system that monitors the engine. there's computers on the engine that communicates with satellites and the signalling systems, they will or should have safeguards. when you go from a high speed section. track to a slow speed corner to a curve. he was doing 82. i think the curve was rated for 30 mph, and so the speed in that area was 70. that would have overcome his lapse or his - the inattention that came across with it, in that time frame. >> do you think changes need to be made now? >> yes, i think they do. these requests for extensions are - would be - especially in the passenger side, are a huge problem, i think. i know the la, where they had that terrible metro accident 25 people killed. they are going be online in a month or so. they'll be testing. there's no reason why the carriers can't develop these processes. these are billion dollar corporat
SFGTV
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
. so i'm working with anyone else technology companies but companies that decided to move into mid-market even without the innovative of a tax exemption and 3 of the company's said we're coming because of the talent here in the city. i know they're to be matched with the talent of the people in g s a. we've wanted to work outside of our bureaucracies. this is the new government we're producing here locally and we want to match that we have great partner like our libraries and museums and we're going to compliment that. we can only do that to embrace the opportunity not only to make mistakes but better sufficiency and involve more people and housing and economic opportunity. this is what market street isal about it's our main corridor in san francisco. and that's why for so many years even before the companies technology came to be there were those artists from a.c.t., from the theatres, from the costume shop and their great arts foundation burning man they were trying to get some life 90 in the story front and with that risk-taking came some attraction but it's symbolic with the pu
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
the master plan was there a look at with technology change how that's impacting our healthcare service delivery system? >> sure. the health systems assessment and embedded in that assessment you will find a section on technology and there's a couple of different ways this is going to impact going forward. under affordable care act providers need to be using electronic records so providers can easily share information across jurisdictions a as appropriate so that's one change that's certainly going to be happening and in addition to that so for example remote appointments with providers if you are not able to get there whether it's web based or phone based or something like that and to be honest i don't know about plans for current plans for expansion but that's something we address in the plan and seen as a promising opportunity really to increase access to vulnerable populations to make sure they get the care they need. >> great. colleagues any other questions? i think that there's so much information here i think it's just really impress ive and incredible and i want to thank yo
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 6:30pm PST
and cultural and a design and, of course, technology. but all of those companies that we're celebrated really make our city buzz and we're become a gravitational center. the calendar is completely filled and shows how innovation is in our city. sf music tech conference will be part of this month and the 4rb9 empowerment most will all happen and many other particular events will happen in the month of october. you can see those exciting event at the i of time of m innovative sf.com. i'm happy to kick this off. posted the next exciting event here putting our whole cities municipal code into get hub (clapping) >> you know what that means? that's credible. when i talk about bureau categorize nobody knows whether it effects our streets our parks or vehicle code the way we build offices this year so many laws public safety and others that it compacts so to post this on the get hub and to allow get hub to be our way in which people what navigate to break it down to make t it usedable by other coders it's kind of like sailing we have had to learn with taking was and to have that on the screen in fro
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
is built on technology and really save in community because community is what yelp is all about. yelps success is living proof that american business doesn't want just service a small community but this whole community. from the beginning this torrid company acknowledged that this can be a good model of bits. and certainly there's no befrt place to test this model but in san francisco. consider where we are today 140 new montgomery street stand for innovation. the first sky skrarpt to be in san francisco. it was then the pacific telephone company. i've been using caving stone as means of communication but that was the innovation of the day. that was here in 1929 that, sir winston churchill made a telephone call for his 21st wedding anniversary he said why say the age of migraines it past it's just the beginning to today, we mark a new beginning it's called the monument for talk it's called yelp. today, we have the opportunity to celebrate the now global company community community community how many communities jeremy. while millions of companies understand how yelp can help to change
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
act. she joins us from washington, d.c. it a little ironic given that many of the technology companies have been cooperating? is this just political posturing? >> we have been debating privacy since 9/11 nine years ago. this is really the first time they are weighing in and saying the government has gone too far. >> except for the fact that they have a lot braided if the government in certain cases, right? >> right. i think what prompted the new movement is the recent revelation that they are not just serving the companies with court orders that hacking into the system overseas where the laws do not apply. it might have been what pushed them over the edge to get involved. >> the people who run the companies are powerful. they account for a large part of the united states economy. how is the government likely to respond? >> this as a whole new voice to the privacy debate. by this he advocates and members of congress have been taken -- taking a principled stake. this is really a game changer. president is expecting a report from the pointed review rupe just this week. president obama sai
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
. american will remain on its technology system which is more advance and will help them fine sell travelers. >> it seems you will have three. you have american and delta with a combination of northwest and then united airlines with a combination that they put together with continental. these things do not always go smoothly. u.s. airways did have a hard time with america west when they merged. you have more than enough competition with three big carriers. niche carriers and you have a lot of competition in the industry rationalize where they can charge the right price for their project. to benefiting pilots? we know they are going to have a very large equity position. aside from the equity asition, what this means is more stable business. you pretty much marry your carrier for life when you are in airline employee. a stable carrier grows and means better job security and when they can buy newer airplanes. pilots love that. routes for working purposes and the ability to travel. >> speak about the transatlantic market. >> it is a very competitive market. america faces competition for internat
FOX
Dec 1, 2013 10:00pm PST
two hadn't zero. how -- version 2.0. how new technology is making the shopping experience feel more personal. >>> and the delivery of a drone. how it can come inches of a american. -- of a person. >>> happening now, people are heading home as the thanksgiving weekend travel rush wind down. we want to take you now and give you a live look at interstate 80 in berkeley where there are a lot of people on the roads at this late hour: but as you can see here on these pictures traffic seems to be moving just fine. more than 5 million californians were expected to travel this thanksgiving most by car. but for those who took to the air, their returns are looking pretty good. >> we checked at the airport and it's looking pretty good. >> reporter: carusels worked as passengers grabbed their badded and headed home. the bagley family flew out this morning hoping to avoid the crowds. >> there was no traffic, that helped. >> reporter: and weather probably helped out with no delays. >> it was empty and easy and it was an amazing vacation. >> reporter: paul and his family spent thanksgiving with rel
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
, stormwater development -- these are independent technologies. but what came first, most often, was a water supply system. the basic system is essentially the same as we used back in the 19th century. and in some cases, some of the same pipes. grusheski: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the delaware river, early engin
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
use modern technologies that are available to reduce carbon pollution. epa will also next june be proposing new standards that will also provide significant flexibility to the state that will effectively protect public health from carbon pollution from the existing power plants. that will be an opportunity to reduce the current levels of carbon pollution emitted by power plants and put us on a energy, cleantic energy generation and innovation. of bothut the process looking at those new power plants, and most importantly, at the existing plants, we have theucted what i think is most vigorous outreach and most comprehensive outreach program that you can imagine, well in advance of putting any pen and paper down in terms of a proposal, which is not due until next june. we held 11 public listening sessions, have been meeting with anyone who wants to talk about this. i welcome continued dialogue, which you can send into the epa. the most important thing, we got 30,000 people who came to us, speaking their mind, and also speaking from their heart. it was a great experience for them a
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm EST
the next level of technology because we do not have a comprehensive approach. those folks are leaving and therefore we're losing the genius that we trained to be able to help us. so i want to join the gentleman and say to him that if there's any cause that we could come together, it would be comprehensive immigration reform and might i just take note of my button, that honors the fast for families, those that have been fasting for almost 20 days, almost a month, because they are trying to pull at the heart strings of america, the heart strings of this country -- congress, to recognize that they are americans too. they're just a few blocks down the street. a few blocks down the street. families, children, fasting, asking, is there someone who can hear our plea? so i thank the gentleman for bringing it up and i want to just make some other points that we've been lingering on and that we've not followed through on. i introduced h.r. 2585, which is a bullying antiprevention, bully and intervention, reflectsor on where america is when -- reflects on where america is when you find that most
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
. well shares spike for even further gains. the movie's or a smart use of technology, but the fund might not last. >> my take on it is that a long time ago jeff basil's went public with the idea that he would run a company his way. for along time there was a tug-of-war between him wanting to run the company and wall street wanting to write their weight. in other words, we want to see a robust bottom line. he won out. he does not have to necessarily deliver earnings as long as they know they are growing the company. the way you get to that position is deliver. part of that is to always be ahead of the curve with respect to vision. you have to admit,his is something that is a great vision and is good to have for him to articulate it, even if it is like when you think about it it may be common sense. lori: they hit a new high and pulled back. adam: maybe it is because when you look at the practicality of doing this got to have 30 minute deliveries mean that amazon or anyone else doing this would have to have inventory within 30 minutes of every potential to deliver in have to break -- built
CNBC
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
gazillions. >> i like to say that the new energy technologies could be the largest economic opportunity of the 21st century. >> was this your very first-- >> clean energy investment? >> yeah. >> this was the very first. >> many followed, and the clean tech revolution in silicon valley was off and running with start-ups that produced thin, flexible solar panels, harnessed wind with giant balloons, or develop new fuels from algae. but bloom is among the most expensive. i heard, actually, so far, not just from kleiner perkins but total, $400 million. >> you're in the ballpark. [ticking] >> coming up... >> i'm skeptical. i'm hopeful, but i'm skeptical, 'cause people have tried fuel cells for-- since the 1830s. >> a close look at the bloom box when 60 minutes on cnbc returns. (vo) you are a business pro. maestro of project management. baron of the build-out. you need a permit... to be this awesome. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. (aaron) purrrfect. (vo
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
wrong, it's about to go be wrong. melissa: very optimistic of you. >> technologically, yes, you could do this today, periodly on a one-time -- immediately on a one-time case. you can't do this with hundreds or thousands of drones making multiple deliveries. and the biggest hurdle is the regulations involved. there is no regulatory framework for this type of commerce to take place in. technology always takes place before the regulatory framework. let me give you one quick historical example, orville and wilbur wright figure out how to fly, it wasn't until 1926 when the federal government established the safety and regulatory framework that allowed commercialization of aviation. we just don't -- melissa: yeah, for sure we don't know any of these thing, but, bruce, when i saw in this, you were the first person that i thought of because i hought what fantastic marketing and advertising. if these little things are flying all over the place, and shockingly they all say amazon prime. what a marketing opportunity, right? >> jeff besos got on national television during the most important shoppin
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
account for 40% on the index. it's 15% in the u.s. eck technology is 18% of the s&p. it's 4% in europe. technology companies generally trade at much higher multiples than bank stocks do. and that sends -- you're comparing apples and oranges by looking at just the p.e. and the third thing is that european economic trend is going from contraction to stall speed. 75% of europe's economy is driven by bank lending and specifically to small and medium size business and the angst aren banks aren't providing money. even the ecb will admit that. >> obviously the german constituency of the indices is very important. you can't compare europe like for like with the u.s. but i think the thing to keep in mind is many european companies are expert oriented. they make the products you see on a shovel at nordstrom's and macy's or on michigan avenue in which where i live. just remember, u.s. economy does well, many of these companies are really fairly independent of their local economy. they're selling products to us, the chinese and the asians. >> do you believe that people panicked and overshot? when
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
? >> absolutely. i'd have to say the technology is so pervasive and so precise, it really must be used to our advantage and clearly the nsa is working within parameters that have been prescribed legally. we have the fisa court that allows to us do that. so the united states is taking advantage of some technologies and capabilities to really do the very, very best it can in terms of tracking those that have -- that the united states has great interest on and known terrorists. and as a result of that, absolutely some innocents will be caught up in this. but because of the nature of the technology and the direction that we want to take this, those innocents, much like brian todd described, will be sifted away and swept away and not used in any type of ongoing tore developing investigation and/or operation. >> so, christopher with the aclu, let me ask you this, do you see any value to this kind of surveillance or do you think it's run amuck? >> this is not a surveillance program targeted at people suspected of doing something wrong. this is getting vast achlts of data from people who have done no
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
technology companies today calling abound in turn upon president obama to implement sweeping reforms to stop surveillance. the coalition saying that there is an urgent need to change spying practices because according to microsoft, people will not use technology that they don't trust. and there is some irony in that statement as we look at all of the cyberattacks on technology around the country. and new reports about just how extensive the national security agency really is. they have spent years spying on online gamers, including those playing on world of workout. in obamacare architect ezekiel emanuel says people haven't signed up for coverage because the obama administration has not sufficiently promoted it. my next guest says he couldn't write a greater piece of fiction in the obamacare narrative. we are joined now by best-selling author in his latest book. i was going to make a remark about a number of things. i will constrain myself. ezekiel emanuel, saying if you really want to keep your doctor, the obama deal is just to pay up. >> so what is he telling us? in obamacare works if you'
ABC
Dec 7, 2013 8:00am PST
today's annual pearl harbor day ceremony is being forced to relocate. >>> and the technology developed in the bay area helping people who are looking to get fit take a step in the right direction. >>> take a live look outside right now over fremont looking toward mt. diablo. no snow on those peaks but as we just mentioned the pearl harbor day ceremony rescheduled because of weather. lisa argen will fill you in on the forecast. to those whoworried...... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com or call 1-800-752-6631. [ ding ] cheese plate? cheese plate. no, i made something better. you used the oven? boom. [ male announcer ] pillsbury crescents. make the holidays pop. ♪ make t♪ holidays pop. hey, that's the last crescent! oh, did you want it? yeah. we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
our technology, and because of the greed and cheap labor, they are the ones who are running this whole fiasco throughout the world. until we get people up there -- and the congress and so forth, and the greed in the pride -- basically they look at what the people of the united states of america needs and start working for the country again, we will never ever be able to continue. worse -- wars are not the answer. anybody feels pride in their own country. that it isis agreed greed. think it is greed. things will change but it is the greed that is killing everybody. never ended, it just has been moved overseas. he will see this around the world. that is all i have to say about the situation. this is from one of our regular tweeters -- you can send us a tweet at @ cspanwj. smaller is better, a look at the us military out at west point. --begins with these words democrats line, good morning. i was looking at a question you are asking. was honest,g everybody was being honest -- i am in georgia. these hear me out. we are in a red state that republicans control. do isbill they detrimental to
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm EST
, many of them share values through the technology through the website and so forth. some operate on one basis of a single attack and some operate on multiple attacks. there were a number of studies that were developed over the years that we are trying to follow on a daily basis and i think that it requires a great deal of interest in terms of radicalization and international society tries to understand what can be done to deal with it. so ultimately the discussion would provide i think the initial context for the discussion and the first speaker as i mentioned is spike bowman who has a very rich background in the government and in the academic community and taking one course now sco w. and one for the interns he is a student in the class so to be paired with a class tomorrow. i think of spike is a very broad experience in the government and counterintelligence, and also various positions in the fbi come and they indicated that he has an academic background, so we are looking forward to his remarks. and then we are going to follow up with our other panelists and help them to develop a di
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am EST
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Bloomberg
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
says it continues to expanded most districts with gains noted in motor vehicle and technology industries. many expressed optimism about near-term growth prospects. there is also an upbeat assessment of consumer spending. looking forward to the holiday season, retailers reported being hopeful and cautious. they were reported as moderate to strong. on the key question, what is going on in the labor market? the beige book reports hiring showed a modest increase. difficulty with qualified workers for high skilled --itions was frequently him frequently reported. inflation was not a problem anywhere. the next big report for the fed to consider, the jobs report. back to you. >> we will have more on the beige book coming out. scott brown, chief economist will join us. we will get his analysis and what is next for the fed as the central bank enters into a new era. today, president obama outlined his plan. the president speech and what it could mean in the coming months. >> calling it the defining challenge of our time, president obama laid out broad plans. what was called a preview of
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
people are probably wondering, where can i find a job? technology could be the long- term answer. they say that computer related jobs are expected to rise by 2020. this is the founder of a computer coding school. he says there is a need for computer programmers to help boost a global, sustainable economy. he joins us now from our san francisco euro. welcome to bottom line. thank you for your time tonight. what is the answer to improving the unemployment rate? >> it is a good question. i obviously don't have the full picture for the answer. but i think a big piece of the puzzle isle that's -- that there is a huge demand. it breaks my heart to know that there are thousands of job openings and millions of unemployed americans. quickf the answer is programs that focus on getting american talent into these jobs. >> what is key in the evolution of education? our camps and programs like it the wave of the future? >> it is part of the future. the biggest key as that this country has a fascination with higher education, which is great. at the same time, we seem to be hypnotized with the i
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am PST
if there is an accident to review what happened. i know there's a technology called positive train and control or ptc designed to automatically stop or slow a train before certain accidents occur to prevent train to train collisions or derailments. do we know if this train had that technology? >> we know that this train did not have that technology. now, let's talk a little bit about the technology. it's a communications and signaling system that the ntsb says is capable of preventing accidents caused by human error. specifically excessive speed. also, failure to obey signals. now the technology, what it does is uses wi-fi and gps signals along with sensors along the railroad track to essentially track the train's location and speed restrictions. if the train is going too fast, well, on board equipment automatically either stops or slows down the train. again, this train did not have that technology. however, congress has set a december, 2015 deadline for all passenger trains and freight trains carrying hazardous materials to have this technology, wolf. >> rene will have a lot more on this story comi
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm EST
and respond to rapidly changing energy technology, as well as managing supplies and demand in the market. at this point i would like to yield to my colleague from texas, mr. green. >> thank you, mr. chairman, and thank my ranking member for yielding to me and allowing me to speak. today i witnessed will discuss issues that face our country now and in the future including grade security, gas electric ordination of electricity transmission and infrastructure permitting. it's important to note that texas is the face of a changing energy landscape. in texas we have demand for energy that is growing exponentially. we have great issues that the economic growth, infrastructure needs for market delivery and power generation. we must courtney kemp balance all these challenges with the resources necessary to overcome them. wind power and natural gas offers texas way to clear all these obstacles. our domestic supplies last to meet not only our challenge but those of her neighbor. those must be addressed correctly. last month we have a hearing on h.r. 331 with the north american energy infrastructur
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
, outperformers, people are grabbing on to technology. they're grabbing on to financials, especially the big cap banks. something that is underperformed in a big way. you're talking sub-12 multiples compared to the s&p 500 of 500. people are looking out for values to be had. hard to find. david: it is hard to find, but robert, you found one of those tech stocks. there are not many to find that have room to grow but there's a tech stock that deals with watee. explain the stock. >> so it's sigh lemm. psy lemm is a multiconglomerate. they're in water solutions technology. david: what does that mean? >> provide advanced technology -- well, it means a lot of things. they do sanitation for cities. filtration systems for hot and arid areas. they create massive pumps to pull water out of into the-stricken areas. liz: people talking about water being the new oil or the new gold. you wait, you wonder about that. >> yes. liz: there are a lot of names in this space. why this one in particular? >> well i think they have got the grip on the entire world with all the brands and different patents and technologi
ABC
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am PST
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KICU
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
stores are starting to take advantage of smart phones and other technology. some of the latest apps may make your shopping trip faster and easier. reporter segel explains. >> reporter: look for shopping to get a little bit personal. welcome to shopping 2.0 where stores know your gender, they know your mood. >> welcome back to the gap. >> reporter: with one new technology they can even anticipate what you may want. that's cako trying out tech built by a company named bilko. >> you like red velvet cup cakes. you probably like the combination of cream cheese and cocoa nut cake. so we would recommend the pumpkin cheesecake cup cake. >> amazon is an incredible experience online. all of this has to do with our ability to recognize who you are. >> reporter: they want to bring that experience offline. >> offline retailers should be able to recognize you whether it be offline or in the store. >> reporter: technology that knows your gender, knows how you feel. an emersion of apps is making this possible. they use the web cam to analyze your reaction and whether you're excited by the product or no
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
to benefit. now this we now that we're getting technology fixed, we need to go back and take a look at what's actually going on because it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families, and maybe it won't make a difference right now fw you're feeling healthy, but i promise you, if somebody in your family, heaven forbid, gets sick, you'll see the difference. >> reporter: the president said more than half a million people are already poised to get health insurance for the first time starting january 1st, but republicans are more energetic than ever about repealing the law. even democrats may seek changes if lagging enrollment figures don't improve. planked by individuals already helped by health reform, mr. obama spoke to that new political reality. >> i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. if you've got good ideas, bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> reporter: the president's advisers can see mr. obama is on the defensive and more campaign-style events are needed to resell obama care. the ne
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 2:30am PST
that technology. we'll go from new york to detroit. the motor city officially going through bankruptcy. a judge yesterday gave detroit the green light to file for chapter nine bankruptcy protection ruling it is unable to pay $18 billion in debt. there is a march 1st deadline for the reorganization plan to be filed. the emergency manager is expected to have a fresh draft next month. >>> outgoing mayor dave bing says it's a chance to put the city on a new course. >> we're going to have to fight. our fight has to be together. if we have a future as far as our children and grandchildren are concerned, we have to fix the problem now. we can't continue to kick that can down the road and not make tough decisions. >> those tough decisions include the city's pensions. the judge ruled billions of dollars in pensions could be cut even though michigan's constitution prohibits cuts to pensions. the state's largest employee union already filed an appeal. the ruling could have implications across entire country for retirees already struggling to make ends meet. >> we have the american dream that if you work l
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm PST
, with water that are not always proven technologies, but they're things that are enough proven you should take a bit of a risk and you should show others it can be done. >> we're showing the world, suddenly had wind turbines which they didn't have before. so, our team realizing that time would change, and realizing where the opportunities were today, we said, you know what, we started out as really something to control wind as an asset, when you combine today's technology becomes something entirely different. >> wind turbines in an urban environment is a relatively new concept. there are a few buildings in other major cities where they have installed wind turbines on the roof. and wind turbines in buildings are effective. >> the discussion was do we do that or not? and the answer was, of course. if they're not perfect yet, they're building a building that will last 100 years. in 100 years someone is going to perfect wind efficient turbines. if these aren't right, we'll replace them. we have time to do that. >> the building that's two renewable energy generations. wind turbines located on the n
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 7:30pm EST
where she specializes in technology policy. and emma, director of the free expression project. and joy spencer joins us from the digital center for democracy. and katie is assistant edit of slate who has been critical of eraser laws. meg, explain the thought process behind laws like the one we just saw get signed in california. why are these types of laws being proposed? >> things that we are seeing, a general fear, of this permanent record, we're all creating these permanent records, and for adults that starts at an age where there is a level of understanding of how this content is going to be understood and accepted. but a large percent, i think 90% of two-year-olds has an online presence. now we're seeing permanent records starting at a very young age. obviously if they're two years old, it's their parents putting up the content, and it goes on throughout the life of the user. >> generally do you like the idea of what these laws are trying to do? >> i do. i think they're intended to protect the development of kids through this very vital identi identity--identity process that is nat
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm EST
. >> hassan rouhani described the pursuit of nuclear technology as a definite right, and said that iran has a right to live without sanctions. >>> demonstrators of ukraine are back on the street after reports of a meeting between its president and the russian president vladimir putin. the meetings sparked fears that ukraine would agree to deals with the russians rather than the european union. >> there are reports that there have been deals signed with russia worth $174 million of aid. ukraine needs this money simply to pay its creditors. it's reserves are start to go run low and it is in dire economic circumstances. these reports are unconfirmed yet they spread more angrier gons th angs demonstrators because of the it's president failed to sign a deal with the e.u. and sunday they are planning a big one. they want to repeat the successful mobilization that they had last weekend here. and they desperately need to keep this momentum going because they know if they mail to do that, then president yanukovych may well hang on to power with moscow's help. >> keep it there. we have much more com
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
technologies to keep israelis safe from rockets and missiles. those systems and newer technologies continue to protect israelis from the range of threats that they still face today. president obama and i -- and i think you heard this from the president in his q&a earlier today -- remain deeply committed. indeed determined to ensuring israel has the ability to defend itself by itself. that is why in fact, by any measurement, president obama's administration has done more than any before to make israel more secure, including funding iron dome, which i saved untold -- which has saved untold lives by intercepting hundreds of rockets that might otherwise have struck schools, hospitals, or homes. deepening our day-to-day security on an ongoing basis. negotiating a new, long-term memorandum of understanding to lock in long-term military assistance for the future. providing access to the most sophisticated u.s. military technology, such as precision munitions, the f-35 joint strike fighter, the v-22 osprey. israel is the only country in the world to receive it from the united states. and engaging i
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 12:30pm PST
units the new and rejuvenation are occurring again in east africa this time through technology. some say the internet revolution is underway in africa as its coal is a broadband internet than centered on kenya. i know. ms joke three places but the stuff because i found them. it's indian ocean city of mombasa. his links to the various submarine internet cables that connect africa europe and asia. but based development bank of southern africa specialist its financing africa's information communications technology sector. memphis old as the ict sector the cables and does dishes and devices that connect people to the internet and tv that the us we are about to experience the mission in africa next six. if one looks at the underwater sea cables and seek on wanting to use the cable and east coasts of africa. and the envisaged the continental cable the opportunities that exist for that occasional of ict products the bed as it is all off the set of gorgeous the cables and the auntie and set to rights. makes me afraid. everything that's in the next two years the african continent will change. cha
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
below the surface of the dark waters could be the solution the groundbreaking scientific technology down here allows fish to the drilling anywhere even thousands of miles away from the ocean to one utama fish in a conventional fish in his room it's something like five thousand to seven thousand five hundred liters of water the edits for production was a cute little fish in our system we got down to forty four zero the two years they awarded for tuna fish with action twenty five years ago professor yup and i came up with an idea that's effects could be fined on land or even in the kazakh in a sustainable eco logical way together with scientist dr yes it's how they develop a process now being marketed as cfa or grilled fish anywhere and dam system. it's different from the usual aquaculture math then the technology. the filling in forms. we can grow fish anywhere. in the desert with no connection was the sole soul to the marine environment. we are establishing their own unique ecology in our system to sustain you. we don't include them in doing so by his demise in the period that can recycl
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
about privacy and safety loom large. >> the technology is ready now. the issue is that we have to figure out the safety issues. we have to deconflict air space, make sure things flying in the air space are safe. >> reporter: many government agencies have gotten the okay from the faa. firefighters at the rim fire for surveillance, and miami police use them to search for missing kids. >> the technology is real and the potential is real. so we'll spend the next few years working with the proper government agencies to make this -- turn this into a reality. >> reporter: while many are skeptical, many bet this won't be silence fiction for long. it may be years off, but no one disputes the technology would have been put to use today, cyber monday. amazon receives 300 orders each second of this day. >> janet shamlian at the amazon warehouse. they like to call it the fulfillment center outside of phoenix. thanks. >>> we have an update now on the healthcare.gov website. it is now working better and faster as the white house promised it would by now. they say they know it is still far from perfect.
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:30pm PST
says technology and financial sector stocks seem most stretched. he still sees value in energy and health care, so far this year the broad-based s&p 500 index is up more than 26%. >>> well, jim paulson is not buying the bubble talk, saying there is still a lot of upside in the market, jim, nice to have you with us. so tell us why you're not expecting any bubble trouble after a nobel prize winning economist says that things are vulnerable. >> you know, susie, i think the primary thing that creates sort of a bubble economy and ultimately a recession is just simply too much confidence about the future. when all the players, consumers, businesses, policy officials, everybody gets really bullish about the future they start to engage in dumb behaviors, they stretch the balance sheets, hire too many people and buy that second summer home and that is the thing that ultimately has to be corrected. and i think that confidence is better today but we're still at confidence levels that are below average by a long-term historic norm, and i think the description i would give is we're more com
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm PST
. >> it seems like there is a lot of technology involved. the drones would be completely self programmed. there would not be a human manipulating them. it would be a computer manipulating the drones and telling them where to go. would guidethey themselves with cameras and other advanced technologies. my guess is it will be an extremely limited markets at first and that it will take time to develop. my guess is it would be fairly expensive at the start, just to keep everybody from doing it at once. other thanre anyone jeff bezos, it would be discounted immediately. given the scale of his ambition, it is another indication of the head of amazon having to do everything bigger and better than everybody else. >> he is willing to take risks and try new things. amazon is willing to look at the and pay a little money up front to develop a long-term strategy. a lot of other companies want to see a profit really quickly and will not try these may be expensive projects that will have a long-term payoff. he has stuck to his guns on these projects. i think we will probably see it. >> thank you very m
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 2:30pm PST
, they are usually fierce competitors, but today they are a few of the big-name technology companies coming together, demanding strict new curbs on government surveillance. the national security agency checked far more user data than the companies realize. i am joined by a national technology reporter for the washington post. are the tech companies here motivated by principle or profit? >> i am guessing both. nobody likes having their stuff stolen, and that is what has happened here. it is bad business for users to think their information is going to be stolen if they give it to google or yahoo. they knew they were giving information to the u.s. government under court order. but the extent has taken this them by shock. data was selected from fiber on particular cables over southeast. >> what about the chance of a new law being passed? >> hard to know where this is going. the u.s. congress is not known for its efficiency. this has gotten the world's attention. i think the shape is early to tell, but i wouldn't be surprised to see some kind of act. >> doesn't the government have a case when it cease i
SFGTV
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm PST
, and an amendment that was suggested by our information technology adds a provision for a ceo to propose a modification of the timelines insert ined this application as long as it's i approved, open data should be a priority for the respective department and is all these deadlines ensure that we and city government remain accountability and accessible to the public so that they and the entrepreneurial community are made readily aware of any guidelines and data set that is we release, they will be extremely beneficial to the public and entrepreneurial community because with more certainty and better planning around ideas and implementations regarding our open data set sos they can use the open dated ta as to create the new service and application here in our city and we'll be creating and encouraging @ mos fear that will spur innovation, discovery and growth, all areas that i think the city should actively support. i'm excited the ordinance has earned the support on technology information, which is compromised by the mayor, the controller, the city administrator, the department of technol
SFGTV
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
't done locally we're part of on integral market the talent is here and technology interest is here and we make a long-term commitment to discover better ideas in business or comfortably the quality of life better. the acknowledging other announcements is to thank the digital garage because they've begun in the very kind of value oriented way we also wanted to see good businesses start and they follow in the tradition of many tlaevented japanese companies that have come here per not only do we want them to be successful we want to share. this is the story of san francisco. supervisor kim and i are not about business success but success for everybody to share in that success and that's why i'm so moved that when the d g 717 starts here thief chosen 3 entities to receive the sporp, the grants that they have to start here. this is so asian in my opinion because i've wanted to do that with every successful effort with our success we bring others aboard hospitality house is a well-known community based artists project that helps the homeless are getting a grant from digital garage. also the asi
SFGTV
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
technology? >> it's a combination of things, basically dedicated right of way so really pushing forward on dedicated right of way. it's segregated right of way which maybe a great separation. so there is no interference with vehicular traffic. it will also include consolidation and potentially expressed service. so these are kinds of things we are looking at. the great separation are the high capital cost very long-term opportunities and the technology skip stop different stages of the signal systems, more of the short-term, medium term opportunities. this road capacity study will look at this and explain it in detail because we know with some of these things is 25-30 years away but there is things we can do in the next two to 3 years that we can improve that. there is areas taking space from travel lanes or parking, we are going to need your help to prioritize so we can move these projects forward. >> you also probably need the future board's help. >> it's going to be very ong on going. i think the tup will need the boards help. yes, all future board's help also needed. moving on from
SFGTV
Dec 3, 2013 8:30am PST
for joining us the general services administrations is to deliver the best technology services to the government and american people. critical parts are providing with that,s that preserve the integrity off our historic fats and incorporating the design features all have been integrated. those of us who work here about work in a historically more than building. the m public works will homicide a place in his. at the history it dates back to 17952 when it was commissions to design is a new this. this federal building is within the center complex. after the earthquake of 18906 devastated many buildings it was transformed offering a promise of a now a fundamental humane city. this was designed by before a began in 1933 and was complete in 1936. the 77 his is unique including the historic oral office of chester. thanks it to the recovery act it's a beacon to achieve a plaque. in other words, this historic building has received a new life and it proudly takes it's police radios with the jackson's r. browning an, an effort to revitalize san francisco market street corridor. this hist
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 10:30am PST
the changes as they come come january 2014. >> actually i had another question about technology and i know the even just more online diagnosis so people don't have to come in directly but within the master plan was there a look at with technology change how that's impacting our healthcare service delivery system? >> sure. the health systems assessment and embedded in that assessment you will find a section on technology and there's a couple of different ways this is going to impact going forward. under affordable care act providers need to be using electronic records so providers can easily share information across jurisdictions a as appropriate so that's one change that's certainly going to be happening and in addition
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm PST
of the technology companies in town to create a smallest community as we call it so the fiber comes not only to the down the road it's tied in by copper bylaw but goes to the home so people if they which i say to work and live in their home they'll have the speed in their home to do the kind of work we expect people in san francisco to do. >> bruce i want to get your response and your - you write something about cars and driver's license and i want to get to that. >> but i want to build on what the mayor said. climate is important it's also an economic comparatively active. we've mapped the jobs it's 2.7 million jobs it's varied >> today or the future. >> yes. today. thank you more innovation fuel and export during which than the economy as a whole. this is the van ignore of the industrial reluctance we want to be at the head of it. we talk about portland. portland actually doubled exports in - >> in san francisco we don't think of that (laughter). >> i'm sure how san francisco would respond to that we're weirder but portland is betting on a because they were so smart at the metropol
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 11:30am PST
in the future here about technology and where to bring us in society? >> i often get asked if i'm an op to op to optimist or pessimist and i think i'm both. i am an optimist because i feel like we can take those steps, but one of our best weapons for keeping the internet free is the internet. it helps us organize ourselves and take collective action in ways that previous generations could only dream of. when i was an activist in the 80's 90 percent of my time was stuffing envelopes. this is an amazing thing and i am incredibly optimistic that computers will lower the cost of working together and as that cost getses lower, our ability as a loosely constituted public to hold these establishments to account will get more and more powerful. people sometimes ask me, like, how would you write science fiction about the future? how do you predict things about the future. in general, if you want to predict futuristic things that feel credible, i think what you should do is imagine that anything that today requires a big group like a corporation or government or army and imagine it being done by a gr
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
a hotspot for futuristic technology. >> and we will go live to dallas where they are battling a major winter storm. eileen is also tracking >> you are watching abc seven on your side. >> paper copies of newsweek will wear out the presses again starting next year. the newsmagazines owners want to hit the reset that in after stopping the print publication at the end of 2012. they will work to incorporate the online magazine into the print magazine. it is expected to cost less than $10 per issues. >> a howard county executive says he wants to bring more 3-d printing technology to maryland. jessupted a company in that creates unmanned aircraft. they recently made headlines because they can make elastic guns that bypass medical does have heirs -- metal detectors. we're going to get to that mess out west. a powerful storm brought ice and freezing rain to areas that really had summerlike temperatures just a few days ago. much like us. we are live in dallas with what is going on. here in dallas, all the way up to tennessee, this ice storm is hitting hard. to me show you what people are looking up to
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
believe this website is and will function effectively. >> president obama's technology troubleshooters say healthcare.gov can handle 800,000 each day. >> the success or failure of healthcare reform sexfected to -- is expected to be critical in this year's election. >> there's a spot waiting for me. >> a new food truck lottery took effect. for the rest of december, eight popular locations, 95 spaces are reserved for the lottery winners. >> the stock market kicked off the month of december with a loss. even though a record number of people came out to stop over the long thanksgiving weekend, they spent less for the first time in nearly seven years. >> blackberry's ceo says the one-time leader in the smart phone industry is no longer for sale, but that the struggle company will focus again on delivering. after months of speculation, d.c. mayor, vincent gray will run for reelection. >> everybody will ask about this federal investigation. talking about the 2010 campaign, for which the u.s. attorney said there was a corrupt campaign. the mayor said all along he has done nothing wrong a
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am EST
. we have schools and school districts that don't have the technology to deliver it as well as they could. that is why we stepped forward and announced $24 million in dditional upgrades. at the same time it was recognized those school districts are some of their own investments as well. have done, fore the first time we are budgeting state dollars for continuing people to as we urge change their approach to continuing education. you come to the auditorium and make everyone here the same realre, the chance for a discussion between teachers and those leading the discussion. trying to change that as well to be supportive of the broader and larger change we want to see made across the state. >> how much per pupil are you spending these days? >> it varies widely from district to district. it is one of the largest state grantms in the allocation. no district has lost any money since i have become governor. of additionality dollars goes to those most in need. that is a break from the past. intoously if you put money the fund, it would be distributed as it had in the past. it doesn'
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
be involved, at step one, we expect technology to function function. it's unacceptable. >> you just leave? >> you may have to wait if you go to healthcare.gov. >> i'll wait. put them on speaker phone if only on the phone. your generation won't? >> i spoke with tech experts today that said when you build a web site, it has to look good and work quickly and wok across platforms. if you go to healthcare.gov put you in a waiting room, 50,000 users at a time. >> do they pipe in music? >> i'm sure there's bad music involved. kidding. but a get your documents together and enter a an e-mail address and get a reminder to come back later. but if i'm a millenial, which i am, and i spoke to young people, they may not come back because they're impatient expect technology to work quickly. >> how many of them who have the patience to go through this go on site and say, this is not such a good deal. i've waited around for this and discovered it really wasn't worth the wait. >> that's an issue. people say the premiums are high, and we have seen the numbers. i you're young and eligible for a subsidy it may
KOFY
Dec 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
patterson has a history of assaults. >> well more to bring you on this busy friday night. technology is changing the way your children are learning in school. still ahead here. you will meet some of the people behind this education revolution that is happening. also baby seat that has some parents outraged. why they say it is just going too far. >> california man on mission. just how long he plans on ringing that bell. you know it's hard to believe an amazing effort he makes. i'll have the [son] all right,she has no idea. [man] no one told her,right? [son]hi! [mom screams] your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday. safeway. ingredients for life. >> most of us had to adapt to the internet but all young people have ever known. so schools are now race to go m
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm EST
was injured. the weapon was a pellet gun. the student will be expelled. >>> there is new technology that could help prevent crashes like the one in new york from happening in the future. when it could arrive on our local tracks. we'll have details. >>> prince harry walking for a cause. the latest on his trek to the south pole. we're coming right back. >>> breaking news regarding d.c. mayor vincent gray. scott macfarlane is at the live desk. >> tom sherwood reporting that vincent gray is planning to run for re-election. he signed up for petitions to do so. the 71-year-old mayor completing his first term and will run for a second term as mayor of d.c. if he does run, if the reports are true, he would be running against many of his former council colleagues, several of them that announced their intention to run. vincent gray signing up for petitions to run. he is on the scene and we'll have more details shortly. i'm scott macfarlane. >> thank you, scott. veronica joins us. cloudy start to the week. >> yeah, get your eraser out. maybe that will help matters. we are looking at socked in conditions.
CNBC
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
. >> i just emailed you the link. >> for joe and his wife christina mireles, new technology means their workday isn't 9:00 to 5:00. it's 5:00 to 9:00. >> because we have wireless access, you can work wherever. >> we can be in the kitchen. we can be in our bedroom. we can be here in the living room. >> with a masters and a law degree each, they're not exactly underachievers. joe logs 12-to-15-hour days as vice president of an internet travel website. i have been told that you will get up in the middle of the night to do emails. >> sometimes i can't sleep and i'll get up at 2:00 or 3:00, yeah, to do emails. definitely. >> you're shaking your head. >> or you'll set your alarm also at 4:00--you know, to wake up at 1:00, 2:00 in the morning. >> i do, i do. >> christina works a few hours less than joe as vice president of a charter school company. she says she is no match for her husband in terms of gadgets. >> oh, i have the absolute bare minimum, i think. i have two cell phones, a personal and-- >> that's the bare minimum, america, two cell phones. >> yeah, listening to that-- the bar
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am EST
the ancient times. using the state of the art technology, they hope to shed light on the obscure network of the underground waterways. >> parts of many aqueducts are not known. the ancient romans want to protect the waterways, preventing enemies from cutting water supplies. most aqueducts did not survive the test of time, water still flows nicely next to the spanish steps. >> the aqueduct was built in the year 19 before christ supplied ancient rome with water. it's in use, and yet the path and structure remain a bit of a mystery. this is where the water flows into some of rome's famous fountains. a celebration of the abundance of water allowing rome to prosper and conquer the world. a few miles from the center of roam. it stands as a symbol of roman ingen eenious. this was one mapped by british archeologists, thomas ashby, who drew the map of the waterways in the 1920s. a starting point for today's archeologists. >> translation: ashby travelled on foot all over, asking locals and farmers for signs. aqueducts. we are continuing his work with the help of modern technology, tracking back 2,
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
technology to increase productivity. we either workers are working harder for the same output or fewer amount of hours are being worked for the same amount of output. >> richard, could you make a case that people paying a quarter or a buck extra because it helps the niya potts of the world? >> is absolutely does. i think one of the things that the records show and the studies show is that increased minimum wage, in particularly at times like this when there has been so much wage stagnation, and so much pent up demand will lead to increased consumer confidence, increased consumer spending and that in turn translates to additional jobs as more successful economy for everyone. by the way, we can look back in history and see in 1968, for example, the minimum wage in real dollar terms or in fixed dollars terms would be $9.44 now. and the unemployment is less than half of what it is today. the notion that minimum wage destroys jobs is disproved. and when you think about it, the common sense that says people at the lower end of the income spectrum are going to spend the money that they make, that wi
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
is with the department for better technology, a presidential innovation fellow. he's been the person i have been following most closely in analyzing the website. so, clay, looking at the website today, hearing the administration's updates yesterday, what's your sense of how far things have come and what does it tell us about how bad things were? >> well, it's a great deal of relief to me that the website seems to be up and operational. i tried it out earlier. i'm on the individual market as a small business owner, and so, i have to shop for my own health insurance, so i got a bit through it today. i'm just glad that the preposterous debate that the affordable care act should be judged by healthcare.gov -- i mean, healthcare.gov's problems was an acquisition and procurement problem, not a health care problem. it's not like when we had butterfly ballot problems in florida, we decided to revert to monarchy. and we shouldn't, you know, sort of judge a health care policy based on, you know, what a website does. but for the ma part, i'm happy with where things are right now. >> here's what's interesti
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 3:30am PST
-class institution that mergers the modern technology in putting the patient first. at the same time we'll meet the legislature mandatory to meet the service sound hospitals that will be ready to serve the bay area xhusht should such a disaster happen. thank you for the opportunity to say thanks to a st. luke's in their rebuild project. they clearly understood the project for o who have dreamed of the hospital facilities they and their i patients deserve. as a chief of the staff and most probably in the future today is a wonderful day for me, my fell staff members and most importantly all the patients who will be cared for in your new and beautiful care centers. thank you (clapping.) good morning mayor ed lee dr. browner and mr. co- hill and distinguished guests. i'm marilyn logan i'm the nurse manager of the medical unit at the st. luke's campus. it's truly an honor to be here and i'm very k350i69d we're moving forward with our project to build 20/20 hospitals in 0 san francisco. for the past 5 years i've worked at the pacific campus and at the st. luke's campus. our nurses are proud of the ca
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
technologies and jobs... and strengthen the economy. america is the world's leader in wireless. let's keep it that way. free up licensed spectrum today, so wireless... can do more for america tomorrow. >> and now, the toyota sports desk. a welcome tonight. ohio state and a lack of emotion. inconsistency. there are 63-pointers. six three-pointers. a big time jammer. ohio state spanks maryland. 76-60. eddie jordan and rockers in town. there are five guys in double figures. rutgers. they go to 71 of three on george there are two timeouts. three seconds left on the clock. 3, 2, 1. ballgame. see you. let me take you to virginia. .3% shooting playerts and the only who was in double figures it was for virginia. .yan zimmerman and cal ripken i'llas ryan's board would -- boyhood idol. they also talked about the right-hander. win and goeady to deep in the playoffs. you have to have pitching. four, it gives you a lot of depth. maryland women. eighth-ranked maryland has never big 10 challenge. the men cannot say that. >> this next story cannot wait. you will love this. and oklahoma new station -- news
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
technology gift today. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. to give yourself the ultimate technology gift today. >> announcer: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live!" tonight barbara walters. from "frozen," josh gad. and music from fall out boy with cleto and the cletones. and now, here's jimmy kimmel!
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
it takes to get out? >> technology is disrupting all kinds of businesses, vacation rentals included. it comprises almost one million paid listings in 171 countries. with me from austin, texas. company,se of your more room to relax, less cost than a traditional hotel. >> we started this business in 2005 and the demand keeps going up. just in the u.s. and europe alone, 21 million families own second homes and vacation outlets. better than it has ever been. see demand up sharply over the year before. >> not that surprisingly, there are a lot of sunny spots where people who have vacation homes want to rent. >> no matter what time of the year, you find that the beach is always the most attractive option. tends to comprise 70% of vacations. we see beach at the top of the list, hawaii, various marks and florida always the biggest. mix of skietty big destinations, two. breckenridge, lake tahoe, aspen colorado. >> how do you make your money? companies and people are paying you to list homes. is there any other revenue source? >> the question changing quite a bit has been big news over the la
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
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CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
technology but it's sort of the same animal. it's downstream from the apple story and that got whacked last week and now you have another side of the coin getting whacked today. >> you like nuance. >> i do. i think you trade it against 13 bucks. i think you saw the flush last week when it traded 64 million shares. we're going to see the same type of volume i'm sure you're going to see 10 million shares trade tomorrow. >> let's get to our last top trade here. detroit three wrap up. each company easily beating estimates. the stocks traded lower today? >> i think those et mats actually look low. the numbers were probably higher so a little bit disappointing but you know, these have all done really well. it almost doesn't matter which one you pick. we have ford, gm, they have moved pretty closely. i still like the story particularly for gm. i like the k2 sx. i am still long. >> any concern that the incentives were high? >> you would have thought if you get 16.3 stars which we haven't seen in five years, this is something the industry should love. the incentives are not that bad. to me the play
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am EST
is the future. consumers are driving it. ip technology is the technology that enables all devices to communicate with one another, and it's that transition from an analog world to an ip world that is the biggest single issue. >> host: is there any room for a wire line world anymore? >> guest: well, i think that the wire line world is really the central circulatory system of our my. it is the veins and the arteries that really connect what is now the information economy in the united states. we're seeing data traffic on our wire line networks increase at the rate of 40% per year, and it's wire line networks that connect all forms of communication whether they originate in a wire line environment or a wireless environment. so, yeah, i would say america's future is a wire line future. >> host: joining our discussion is howard buskirk of "communications daily" where he serves as executive senior editor. >> you've already talked about the move to broadband, and one of the things the fcc is looking at is ip transmission. do you feel to date the fcc is moving quickly enough in that area? i think there
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am EST
saying it is technology that is still years away. here it is. >> this think that lenin somebody's head walking around their neighborhood. don't why am i to this is around the corner. this is years of additional work. i am an optimist, not copy before 2015 because that is the earliest we could get the rules from the faa. my guess is that is optimistic. connell: the other thing they talk about was the cloud computing amazon is investing so much in. even the cia. but as i said earlier, twitter was buzzing like crazy as he and she was going on. a lot of people, commercial for amazon, not exactly hard-hitting, but it is cool the matter how you at it. dagen: their use now, do aerial vision of properties. the uses are potentially limitless and aren't we happy there is a visionary or many visionaries who still live and work? connell: did a story using a lot of these drones to transport medicine in those type of things to places it is hard to get. this is kind of cool the ad dagen: i love rich men with big brains. connell: thank you very much. it is just a money issue. with all the deals and ba
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 8:00pm PST
technology which has advanced to the point that anyone with one thousand dollars in an internet connection can access the plastic parts that can be fitted into a gun those firearms can be detected by metal detectors or x ray machines. when senate democrats were looking to amend the law before its passage to mandate that metal monster the upcoming component of the gun. thereby closing the loophole that would allow for movable metal parts on the other hand republicans not to pass the bill in its current form that's exactly what happened this afternoon in the house the senate will take up the matter when it returns on december night. the same day the law will sunset the national rifle association hasn't publicly taken a stance on the legislation however gun owners of america a smaller gun rights group called the band and extension unnecessary because three d printing technology is not yet quite the available. and using the three d printer to replicate passing guns may not be the only battle at hand. this practice can also be used to print metal dots are cheese marina or nia got an inside look
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 7:30am PST
with such potential areas of st ali co chaired an inch deep or get sent technology education and labor. the announcer was can a team strengthening cooperation of the county and in a pack member state in shipping to peace stability and development team to beat in the stock. the demand for coal co increased recently but major cocoa producers including west african countries and nations have failed to meet the demand due to climate chang and quality related problems. according to get them this year on record to android development the system rights movement by the country's copper statue to chan's book itself to become one of the worst beat in cocoa supply it deuteronomy received international conference on cocoa taken place in vietnam he was reported that west african countries produce seventy percent of the world's cocoa building was given the jet is the third biggest cocoa producer. however recent discovery of chemicals in indonesian cocoa products together with lower production from him and unstable political situation to make the importers turn to other markets including vietnam. models of upbeat a
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:30pm PST
weapons and has adequate technology. so i think japan can contribute to the abolition of the arsenals in terms of its human resources and funds immunization will receive the nobel peace prize at a ceremony on tuesday. i can i say yep thought it would be difficult. like achievements to be publicly recognized because it stars often worked in sea kayaks. a generation ago people used magnetic tapes to store music and other types of day that since then you wear for men such as cds and dvd have taken their place. now engineers in japan on greenfield the technology up to date an hp of our weekend time and that explains. one school of the most sophisticated matter to take the camry call it the same amount of the day as i found to be the keys recently many banks and hospitals have become due a finger stick a mosey and still have ip companies such as google. some cities also use this method addicted to back up to a facilitator. was it that ensues of the prefix to as the sensor data on its one hundred to fourteen thousand citizens on the tips for safe keeping. the city with cruelty to change the
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
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ABC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
app. >> still ahead here tonight at 6:00 how technology is changing the way your children are learning in school. you're going to meet people behind this revolution. >> a man grabs a suitcase after a long bus trip, behind. >> a doctor helping researchers to thosuffered in silence... hoped... and lived in a state of fear... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com or call 800-675-2607. >>> most of us had to adopt to the internet. it's all young people have known. but schools are racing to find education modern and connected and this week, efforts got a boost from two of the influential names in tech. here is abc7 news reporter jonathan bloom. over trouble spots, take a rubber stylus, equalling a classroom full of kids paying attention. >> this engages kids. you can see their eyes open. when seeing this on the big screen >> these kids are digital natives and this is their world. >> but never
LINKTV
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm PST
by trying to lean against the forces of technological and economic change. and it seems to me that's what this debate's about. schoumacher: with industry and jobs on the line, pressure mounted on president jimmy carter. americans deserve protection from predatory pricing practices from abroad, but congressman dingell might lead congress to pass outright quotas, which could wreck the complex and delicate framework of world trade. as the crisis reached its peak, carter turned to one of the country's experts on international trade and finance, deputy treasury secretary anthony solomon. solomon's solution -- the trigger price mechanism. use the japanese production price as the trigger for starting dumping investigations. everybody in the world accepted the fact that japanese cost production were the lowest in the world. and therefore, if you sold below that, then there was good grounds fon that you were dumping, you were not covering your cost of production, which was the finition under the law. the idea was to meet their legitimate complnt about dumping in a way that would be less disruptiv
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 12:30am PST
wouldn't repurpose those anywhere because they're of the old technology that we're trying to phase out. we have begun an evaluation of the specific areas that you and i talked about, specifically golden gate and turk and we're kind of constantly as a matter of course evaluating parking management controls that we have, whether it's time limits, meters, colored curbs continuously and we do make changes. i don't think we've done any massive meter removals. >> so, it won't be sufficient enough in order to say for example, if you were removing any meters, it wouldn't add o the number significantly enough to be utilized for a new meter location? >> i can't imagine a scenario where we'd be removing a significant number of newly installed parking meters after this 25 thousand is upgraded. >> okay. and with the port, i just have some personal experience, so i have a few issues. i know we in san francisco have just gotten used to the idea of sunday meters which has been a bit challenging, and i know that for i guess a few years now, the port meters have -- which i wasn't aware of, i'm sorry, i
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
. >> it used to be deaf con kids, which is hands down the best kids technology program i've ever seen. 20,000 hackers descend on vegas to bump every lock ever made and how air traffic control systems are inherently insecure and so on. and often, a side room all the kids who come with their parents get to hang out and have all of the keynote speakers from the head of the nsa to notorious and awesome hackers come and give them one of 20 workshops on how this stuff works and how to think critically about it. they get lock picking workshops, they learn how to hack devices. your daughter discovered a venerability in apple's ios operating system when she was 9 and disclosed that to apple after a long internal debate about whether or not the kid should use it secret and use it to improve their scores on network video games. what an amazing ing program. you bring them to those programs. not in year, interestingly enough. you uninvited the dod this year. >> only one year because the year before i think that balance and having both sides is really what we all need. we can't be afraid of the other s
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:30pm EST
takes a look. >> reporter: this is the air drop technology amazon calls prime air. c.e.o. jeff bezos told charlie rose on "60 minutes" he hopes it will deliver packages under five pounds faster than a pizza. >> these are effectively drones but there's no reason that they can't be used as delivery vehicles. >> reporter: bezos said a fleet of self-guided drones is still years away. >> i know it can't be before 2015 because that's the earliest that we could get the rules from the f.a.a. my guess is that's probably a little optimistic. >> reporter: the federal aviation administration is still working out how drones can safely operate below 10,000 feet-- america's most congested airspace. for now only law enforcement and research institutes qualify for the f.a.a.'s drone permits. but over the next year, the agency will tell the viability of commercial drones in six pilot areas. teams in 24 states have submitted applications to participate. including adaptive flight in marietta, georgia, which has developed four drone models. eric johnson is the cofounder. he's sympathetic to the challenge
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am PST
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Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
accident and the new technology that could reduce the chance of disaster. on al jazeera america and join the conversation online @ajamstream. >> this isn't a new channel, this is a watershed moment in media for america. >> this entire region is utterly devastated. >> people our here are struggling. >> the fire jumped the highway we took earlier. >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. >> two former police officers are now on trial for beating the -- the beating death of a mentally ill homeless man in california. [screaming. >> the officers are facing charges from involuntary manslaughter to murder in the death of kelly thomas. two years ago, officers were seen on video punching and kicking the man at a bus depot. they say the man had been acting violently. another camera caught the rea
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm EST
... then expanded? ♪ or their new product tanked? ♪ or n? what if they embrace new technology instead? imagine a company's future th the future of trading. company profile. a research tool on thinkorswim. from td ameritrade. lly bank has aol on thinkorswim. that wothat's correct.a rate. cause i'm really nervous about getting trapped. why's that? uh, mark? go get help! i have my reasons. look, you don't have to feel trapped with our raise your rate cd. if our rate on this cd goes up, yours can too. oh that sounds nice. don't feel trapped with the ally raise your rate cd. ally bank. your money needs an ally. david: doughnut and sweet maker krispy kreme reporting earnings just moments ago. let's go back to nicole petallides on the floor of the new york stock exchange to see what the details are. nicole? >> we're watching krispy kreme selling off after the bell. take a look what it is doing with the bid ask. krispy kreme came out with the quarterly numbers. it closed at 24.55. the bid ask is in the $22 range. when you see revenues a slight miss. revenue came out 114.2 million. the estimates were 1
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
] located. ge deep-sea fuel technology. a 50,000-pound, ingeniously wired machine that optimizes raw data to help safely discover and maximize resources in extreme conditions. our current situation seems rather extreme. why can't we maximize our... ready. ♪ brilliant. let's get out of here. warp speed. ♪ >>> and in pretenders tonight, breaking news out of bismarck, north dakota. ron burgundy, the legend continues, as the anchor man stopped by kx news in north dakota. >> good evening, i'm amber shots. >> and i'm ron burgundy. >> you look lovely tonight. >> thanks, you too. >> are you married? >> no. >> well, i am. so don't get any ideas. no love lost between the rivalry between the -- >> it's not too often you can call a sheriff's deputy a dummy. and get away with it. answer even though i have. >> there is also movember for mustaches. >> i'm fond of those. >> yes. >> how long did it take you to grow that bad boy? >> this, about 20 minutes. >> impressive. >> you guys did a great job tonight. that was a good warm-up. >> if ron burgundy thinks there is any real news in bismarck, he can ke
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